The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.51% 4.51% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 12.77% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.NET
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.72% 35.34% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 4
Average daily rate £363 £375 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (35.00%) Internet
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) LDAP
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) JSP
9 4 (20.00%) C
9 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Sybase
9 4 (20.00%) J2EE
9 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Change Control

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.00%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Agresso
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) Telnet
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) SSH
3 3 (15.00%) PuTTY
4 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.00%) DB2
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) jQuery
2 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) JSP
4 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) Kendo UI
5 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) RIA
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) B2B
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) OCA
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (15.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (10.00%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Sybase
3 3 (15.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 2 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) Novell
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
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